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Synonyms for formation
fɔrˈmeɪ ʃənfor·ma·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. formation

    Synonyms:
    shape, structure, construction

    Antonyms:
    deformity, malformation, dislocation, distortion

Princeton's WordNet

  1. formationnoun

    an arrangement of people or things acting as a unit

    "a defensive formation"; "a formation of planes"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  2. formation, shapingnoun

    the act of fabricating something in a particular shape

    Synonyms:
    establishment, shaping, constitution, organization, geological formation, organisation, defining

  3. constitution, establishment, formation, organization, organisationnoun

    the act of forming or establishing something

    "the constitution of a PTA group last year"; "it was the establishment of his reputation"; "he still remembers the organization of the club"

    Synonyms:
    fundamental law, constitution, establishment, physical composition, composition, organization, system, shaping, governance, governing body, ecesis, make-up, validation, institution, makeup, organic law, brass, administration, geological formation, arrangement, organisation

  4. geological formation, formationnoun

    (geology) the geological features of the earth

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  5. formationnoun

    a particular spatial arrangement

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  6. formationnoun

    natural process that causes something to form

    "the formation of gas in the intestine"; "the formation of crystals"; "the formation of pseudopods"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

  7. formationnoun

    creation by mental activity

    "the formation of sentences"; "the formation of memories"

    Synonyms:
    organization, constitution, shaping, geological formation, establishment, organisation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. formationnoun

    Synonyms:
    creation, production

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How to use formation in a sentence?

  1. President Tayyip Erdogan:

    Nobody should doubt that. We will not allow the formation of a new 'Qandil' on our southern border.

  2. Corey Knopp:

    People were physically assaulted, we expect to get booed and cussed at. But never for violence to take place... Put yourself in our shoes. Kids. Marching in formation back to our busses after a long day. Getting shoved and having beer cans shaken and sprayed at our feet. Getting slapped because of the words on our uniform( IOWA). Getting pushed so hard that someones( not going to name this person) ribs are broken. That is completely unacceptable.

  3. Michael Grudi?:

    Understanding galaxy formation hinges on assumptions about Star Formation in Gaseous Environments, if we can understand Star Formation in Gaseous Environments, then we can understand galaxy formation. And by understanding galaxy formation, we can understand more about what the universe is made of. Understanding where we come from and how we're situated in the universe ultimately hinges on understanding the origins of stars.

  4. Sean Carey:

    Spitzer's helped us rewrite our textbooks, it changed our understanding of the universe. Robert Hurt told us fundamental things about exoplanet properties. We wouldn't know that the bulk of star formation occurred 10 billion years ago. And my son is going to learn about the TRAPPIST system in school next year.

  5. Piyabutr Saengkanokkul:

    The formation of a party that advocates the protection of the monarchy, whether by good intention or for destroying others, could only bring the monarchy into the political sphere.

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Translations for formation

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  • تشكيلArabic
  • формиране, строй, формация, образуванеBulgarian
  • formigoEsperanto
  • muodostelma, muodostaminen, muodostus, muodostuma, koulutusFinnish
  • izglītībaLatvian
  • formazzjoniMaltese
  • formatie, vorming, rotsformatieDutch
  • formasjonNorwegian
  • formaçãoPortuguese
  • формация, образование, формирование, конструкция, создание, обучение, структура, стройRussian
  • నిర్మాణం, ఏర్పాటుTelugu
  • формуванняUkrainian
  • قیامUrdu

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